"Bechdel Rule" Should Really Be Called "Ripley Rule," Bechdel Tells io9

Everybody's talking about the "Bechdel Rule" all of a sudden, especially as it relates to science fiction. National Public Radio did a story on it » 9/04/08 5:00pm 9/04/08 5:00pm the other day. Novelist Charles Stross to see if they passed the test. (Two of them failed.) rigorously applies it to tons of science fiction books, including every‚Ķ